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Economic development in Africa papers presented to the Nyasaland Economic Symposium held in Blantyre, 18 to 28 July 1962 by Nyasaland Economic Symposium Blantyre, Nyasaland 1962.

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English



  • Africa


  • Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1945-

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by E. F. Jackson.
ContributionsJackson, E. F. ed.
LC ClassificationsHC502 .N9 1962
The Physical Object
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6014126M
LC Control Number66070752

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